Malta's tuna ranching industry has been thrust into the international spotlight following revelations of irregular payments to a senior official.

According to leaked transcripts, fisheries chief Andreina Fenech Farrugia told rancher Jose Fuentes Garcia: “You have to pay me, because I have a meeting with the [director] general of Brussels.”

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